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After the Storm: Employers Obligations Following Natural Disasters

USA - September 10 2021 When natural disasters such as hurricanes hit, employers must be mindful of their responsibilities under state and federal law. With Louisiana as…

Charles F. Seemann III, Michael Brian Taylor

Louisiana to Require Employers to Provide Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnancy

USA - July 8 2021 Beginning August 1, 2021, Louisiana employers will be required to provide reasonable accommodations to employees who need such accommodations due to…

Loss Of Congressional District Dooms Mississippi’s Medical Marijuana Initiative

USA - May 21 2021 The Mississippi Supreme Court held on May 14, 2021 that a citizen initiative to legalize medical marijuana violated the Mississippi Constitution. The…

Commute Time Is Compensable Only When “Integral and Indispensable” to Employee’s Duties, Fifth Circuit Reaffirms

USA - May 6 2021 Upholding the trial court’s dismissal of an FLSA collective action, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reiterated that an employee’s commute time is…

Second Circuit Affirms Use of Fluctuating Workweek Pay Method for ‘Big Box’ Store Department Managers

USA - July 6 2020 Concluding that the company properly used the fluctuating workweek (FWW) pay method, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed summary…

Hisham A. Masri